Fishing Around the Bruny D'Entrecasteaux Region

​Where to Fish

Popular Species

Sand and tiger flathead, Australian salmon, calamari, Gould’s squid, barracouta, wrasse, flounder, Atlantic salmon, gurnard, striped trumpeter, morwong, cod, mullet, school and gummy shark (outside the Shark Refuge Area).

Local Fishing Spots

Dru Point, Margate Wharf, Kettering, Woodbridge, Roberts Point, Dennes Point, Adventure Bay, Cloudy Bay Lagoon, Gordon Jetty, Trial Bay, Huon Estuary and Southport.

Points of Interest

  • The D’Entrecasteaux Channel is a Shark Refuge Area.  No taking of sharks, skates or rays other than elephantfish.
  • Tinderbox and Ninepin Point Marine Reserves – no fishing is allowed, but you can enjoy diving and snorkeling to observe the unique underwater habitat including weedy seadragons.
  • Limits apply to the taking of shellfish.  Follow any public health alerts relating to eating wild shellfish.

Contact

Recreational Fishing Enquiries
Recreational Fisheries Section
1 Franklin Wharf
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3233, 1300 720 647
Email: fishing.enquiries@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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